Definitions for web

Definitions for (noun) web

Main entry: web, vane

Definition: the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft

Main entry: web

Definition: membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals

Main entry: web, entanglement

Definition: an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim

Main entry: web

Definition: a fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven)

Main entry: World Wide Web, WWW, web

Definition: computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol

Main entry: web, network

Definition: an interconnected system of things or people

Usage: he owned a network of shops; retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life; tangled in a web of cloth

Main entry: web

Definition: an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving

Usage: the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn

Definitions for (verb) web

Main entry: web, net

Definition: construct or form a web, as if by weaving

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